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SynTerra is an employee-owned company with offices in five cities: Greenville, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Lexington, Kentucky; Pikeville, Kentucky; and Birmingham, Alabama.

We’re one of the fastest growing companies in South Carolina, and we’ve consistently been identified as one of the state’s best places to work. If you’d like to join a workplace with competitive benefits, great client relationships, and the best teammates around, apply for an Available Position using the link provided in the job description.

If you think SynTerra might be right for you, but you don’t see the right position, please fill out a SynTerra Employment Application anyway — we’re always looking for top talent.

SynTerra is an equal opportunity employer.
Hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination and all other employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, creed, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, medical needs arising from pregnancy or childbirth, medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, including, but not limited to, lactation, or any other characteristics protected by law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies.

Project Scientist — Greenville, SC
 
Description:

SynTerra is looking for a qualified Project Scientist. You should have 2-4 years of experience with geochemical modeling, environmental sampling, assessment, and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel. We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a very diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

 
Position snapshot:
  • Prepare a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents using information from staff members, files, and other sources.
  • Independently note and follow up on professional commitments made at meetings, or by other staff members; coordinate meeting arrangements; and schedule meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Use varied and advanced functions of “office suite automation” to include diagramming, email, GIS, presentations, word processing, and spreadsheets. Create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of outputs from the automation listed in a professional and timely manner.
  • Interpret annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in the development of documents that satisfy client needs.
  • Travel throughout the market area for field work.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or chemical engineering
  • Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in geochemical modeling
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
  • Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate controlled office space to foul weather, heat, and rain.
  • May sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
  • Required to lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Geochemist — Greenville, SC
 
Description:

SynTerra is looking for a Geochemist who can provide innovative solutions to our clients. You should have experience with PHREEQC geochemical modeling, site conceptual models, and corrective action strategies. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position is primarily office-based.  

Position snapshot:

  • Manage technical aspects of projects 
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and contribute technical report writing
  • Evaluate and interpret information to build site conceptual models
  • Develop corrective action strategies
  • Provide technical oversight and mentorship to junior staff
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Master’s preferred)
  • 10-15 years of experience desired
  • PHREEQC geochemical modeling experience
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Strong work ethic, team mentality, and entrepreneurial spirit
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Ecologist — Greenville, SC
 
Description:
SynTerra is looking for an Ecologist who can create science-based, innovative solutions for our clients. You should have experience with biological assessments, environmental statistics, and ecological study design and implementation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position is primarily office-based, with occasional travel for client interactions.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Lead ecological components of SynTerra projects
  • Collaborate with internal and external clients in design and execution of ecological studies
  • Conduct statistical analyses and provide interpretation of ecological data
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and contribute technical report writing
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in ecological science (Master’s degree preferred)
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Project Administrator — Greenville, SC
 
Role Overview:
A Project Administrator’s main role is to provide administrative support to internal clients. The project administrator is responsible for ensuring that quality deliverables are produced.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for overall project schedule – making sure deliverable due dates, including drafts and finals, are met
  • Ability to work both independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with other professionals
  • Meet regularly with project managers and engineers to understand specific needs of each project to determine where focus is needed
  • Provide administrative and logistical support including meeting arrangement, progress tracking and documentation
  • Responsible for communication between teams on changes with technical reports, tables and discrepancies on missed deadlines
  • Assumes responsibility for working with project team members and maintaining complete and accurate records for multiple projects at a time
  • Effectively communicate with a variety of internal clients
  • Perform basic administrative functions including assisting front office support when needed
  • Responsible for complying with all SynTerra documentation standards as part of producing quality products
  • Meet regularly with project managers and engineers to understand specific needs of each project to determine where focus is needed
  • Use a variety of office programs (Microsoft Office products, Adobe Acrobat, Creative Suite, etc.)
  • Provide accurate, detailed and high-quality products
  • Comply with all current policies and procedures of SynTerra
  • Comply with all Health and Safety training in order to maintain a safe working environment
  • Full-Time employees: Available to work 40 hours per week, plus additional hours as needed to meet project deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned by the Business Services Coordinator or his/her designee
Requirements:
  • High school graduate required. Associate degree or above is preferred
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experiences in a administrative support role
  • Advanced to expert level proficiency in Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and Adobe
  • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding
  • Attentive to detail, accurate and well organized
Physical Demands / Working Environment:
  • The Project Administrator must be able to concentrate for extended periods of time paying close attention to detail.
  • The Project Administrator’s work environment does not require much physical movement. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly sedentary.
  • This position is an office environment. There may be rare trips to customer sites required in this job, where dust and noise may be present.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Environmental Toxicologist — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:
SynTerra seeks an Environmental Toxicologist who offers innovative solutions for our clients. Experience in diverse elements of environmental toxicology — such as risk assessment, water resources, and environmental monitoring — is preferred. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position is primarily office-based, with occasional travel for client interactions and field assessments.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Support internal and external clients in technical elements of environmental toxicology, including but not limited to: 1) fate and effects of contaminants, from cellular to ecosystem levels of biological organization; 2) assessment and interpretation of environmental data; 3) ecological and human health risk assessment procedures and applications; and 4) environmental evaluations such as those for Monitored Natural Attenuation (MNA) solutions  
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams
  • Lead and contribute to technical reports and journal articles
Requirements:
  • All levels of experience considered
  • Master’s degree in relevant science or engineering field; Ph.D. preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and projects
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • 40-hour OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

SynTerra Employment Application

Field Scientist — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:
SynTerra is looking for a qualified Field Scientist who has the expertise to help our clients. You should have 1 to 3 years of experience in environmental sampling and assessment. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.
Position snapshot:
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs)
  • Ability to support team with environmental compliance, monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Support field services via groundwater, soil, and surface water sampling
Requirements:
  • High School education or equivalent required, Associate’s/Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field experience preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Civil Engineer — Lexington, KY
 
Job description:
SynTerra is looking for a talented Civil Engineer that can demonstrate the capability to work in a collaborative team environment, balance multiple projects, negotiate changes and schedules, and exhibit SynTerra’s “we own it” approach to business. Successful employees at SynTerra work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals to achieve project goals and meet client expectations.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various civil projects
  • Facilitate projects involving hydrology, drainage analysis, roadway design, deed research, and easement preparation, and more
  • Generate and build new client relationships, and expand existing client relationships
  • Participate in marketing efforts for civil engineering services
Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering
  • MS degree in relevant field preferred
  • 8-10 years of experience
  • Licensed P.E.
  • PLS license preferred
  • Proficient in AutoCAD or Civil 3D design
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Willingness to learn and confidence in marketing services
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Project Manager — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:
SynTerra is looking for an experienced Project Manager with the scientific and engineering expertise to help industrial, governmental, and institutional clients accomplish their business objectives. You should have a minimum of 10 years of project management experience as a consultant or in industry. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals.
 
Position snapshot:
  • Interaction with clients
  • Management of project schedule, client communication, and financial results from initial client contact to completion
  • Participation on the technical team where expertise warrants
  • Coordinating project deliverables such as work plans and other technical documents
  • Report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or relevant scientific field
  • 10+ years of project management experience
  • Experience in consulting industry
  • Business development experience a plus
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • P.E. or P.G. license preferred
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Proposal Coordinator — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a motivated and highly organized Proposal Coordinator with the ability to track and prepare marketing and project submittals. You should have 5-10 years of experience in project management and administration. Candidates with experience maintaining clients and projects in a CRM system will receive extra consideration. This position requires the ability to coordinate with multiple team members to assemble the individual components required in project or proposal submittals.

Position snapshot:
  • Routine preparation of marketing submittals (proposals, SOQs, SF330s, RFQs, RFPs, etc.)
  • Managing submittal team and tracking status of submittals
  • Ensuring submittals are prepared in a timely manner, often on a tight deadline
  • Responsible for final assembly of all submittals
  • Maintain project descriptions, clients, and prospects in CRM system
  • Power Point presentation creation, according to project/proposal needs
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in business administration or relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • Ability to prioritize deadlines and remain organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Experience with Deltek preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Remediation Engineer — Greenville, SC
 
Job description:

SynTerra is looking for a creative and talented Program Engineer with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience designing solutions for contaminated groundwater and soil. Candidates that have worked with inorganic contaminants, and/or coal combustion residuals (CCR), and with utility sector experience will receive extra consideration. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. Office location is flexible, with the potential to work remotely.

Position snapshot:
  • Preparation of remedial action plans and associated documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized groundwater and soil remediation projects, and environmental compliance and monitoring programs
  • Report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies
  • Conduct soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations
  • Interact with subcontractors
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or relevant scientific field
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Experience with inorganic constituents preferred
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Excellent project/task management skills
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional engineer preferred
More than a job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Join a team you are going to love — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to forward this link.

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Associate Scientist — Charlotte, NC
Job description:
 
SynTerra is looking for a qualified Associate Scientist. You should have 2-4 years’ experience in environmental sampling, assessment, and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals. The position requires the ability to work in an outdoor environment and to travel.
 
We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.
 
Position snapshot:
 
• Prepare a wide variety of recurring and nonrecurring correspondence, reports, and other documents using information obtained from staff members, files, and other sources.
• Independently note and follow up on professional commitments made at meetings or by other staff members. Coordinate meeting arrangements, and schedule meetings, conferences, etc.
• Use varied and advanced functions of Office Suite automation to include diagramming, email, GIS, presentations, text, and spreadsheet information in reports. Create, format, modify, edit, and print a variety of outputs in a professional and timely manner.
• Interpret annotations, construction plans, historical references, interviews, on-site investigations, and site plans in developing the appropriate document submission to satisfy client needs.
• Consistent travel throughout market for field work.
 
Requirements:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in sciences-related field.
• Software proficiency (including but not limited to): Adobe Acrobat, ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth Pro, and Microsoft Office Suite.
• 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained a plus
• Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings in environments ranging from climate-controlled office space to foul weather, heat, and rain.
• May have to sit or stand for several hours at a time and climb inclines (terrains, ladders, etc.).
• Required to lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Must be able to work in a team environment. 
 
More than a job:
We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.
 

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Experienced Geologist — Charlotte, NC
Job description

SynTerra is looking for a creative and highly talented Licensed Environmental Geologist with the expertise to help our clients succeed. You should have 6-8 years of experience in environmental assessment and remediation. This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide assessment and remediation services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position snapshot
  • Preparation of work plans, reports, and other technical documents
  • Coordinate and work on specialized environmental projects and environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs), environmental compliance and monitoring programs, and regulatory approval compliance for industrial facilities
  • Geological, groundwater modeling statistics and/or data management
  • Technical writing
Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in science or relevant engineering field
  • Master’s degree in geology or hydrogeology is preferred
  • 6-8 years of experience
  • Project/Task Management
  • Experience with report preparation for submittal to the client and state agencies; soil, groundwater, and vapor intrusion investigations; and interactions with subcontractors
  • 40 hr. OSHA HAZWOPER trained
  • Registered professional geologist
More than a job

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE — SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

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Water and Wastewater Market Leader — North Carolina
Position Description:

SynTerra seeks a creative and highly talented Market Leader with expertise in water and wastewater management and design. A candidate should have 10-plus years of experience in the municipal water and wastewater market. That experience should include project management and design for a variety of project types (piping, pump stations, process design, storage tanks, etc.). This position requires the ability to work independently on specific tasks and in collaboration with clients and other environmental professionals, and it requires the ability to travel to remote project sites.

We provide consulting services on a wide variety of projects for a diverse set of clients, primarily within the Southeastern United States.

Position Snapshot:

The following is a summary of what will be expected in this position:
• In collaboration with team members, develop and execute market-based and account-based strategic business development plan(s).
• Participate on key account management teams.
• Generate and build new relationships and expand existing relationships.
• Review and respond to client RFQs.
• Perform project management, including project scoping, budgeting, proposal preparation, project accounting, report preparation, and quality assurance.
• Lead and/or participate in the design effort for various water and wastewater projects.

An understanding of the local regulatory climate and markets is essential. A candidate should possess the following:
• Ability to interface and develop positive relationships with clients, prospects, and coworkers
• Loyal existing clients/accounts preferred
• Ability to influence and mentor
• Experience creating and successfully managing project

Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in relevant engineering field
• 10-plus years of experience
• Project management experience
• Business development experience
• Registered as a professional engineer in North Carolina

More Than a Job:

We are looking for intelligent, ambitious, and passionate candidates to continue helping our clients throughout the Southeast. When you join SynTerra, you do more than simply switch companies to advance your career. You become part of the SynTerra family, a group of talented individuals who drive innovation and embrace change. Come join a team that you are going to LOVE – SynTerra.

Perhaps you have a colleague who would be a perfect fit for this role. Be sure to send that colleague this link to apply.

SynTerra Employment Application